Rule Set 13 – Uniform Jury Instructions - Civil

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Rule No.Final RuleRedline RuleOrder No.Eff. DateWordWordPerfect
13-24 AppxAppendix 1. Part A: Sample fact pattern and jury instructions for malpractice of attorney in handling divorce case.17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2401Legal malpractice; elements17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2402Legal malpractice; attorney-client relationship17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2403Legal malpractice; negligence and standard of care17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2404Legal malpractice; breach of fiduciary duty17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2405Duty of confidentiality; definition17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2406Duty of loyalty; definition17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2407Legal malpractice; attorney duty to warn17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2408Legal malpractice; duty to third-party intended beneficiaries. - No instruction drafted17-8300-01312/31/2017
13-2409Legal malpractice; duty to intended beneficiaries; wrongful death17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2410Legal malpractice; expert testimony17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2411Rules of Professional Conduct17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2412Legal malpractice; attorney error in judgment17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2413Legal malpractice; litigation not proof of malpractice17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2414Legal malpractice; measure of damages; general instruction17-8300-01312/31/2017WordWordPerfect
13-2415Legal malpractice; collectability. - No instruction drafted17-8300-01312/31/2017